We constantly arrange art and photo exhibitions of Russian artists, significant events or prominent people
We organizing interactive events where we try to bring visitors closer to Russian culture and mentalit
It is socially oriented events where in an informal atmosphere you can meet new people
Art Exhibition "Bright Flashes"
November 15, 2019 at 7:30pm CST – December 31, 2019
Paintings (oil and acrylic) by young Houston artist Andrei Osipov.
Andrei has always been drawn to the visual medium. Even as a child, he saw visual patterns in all surrounding things. Since Andrey started taking representational painting art classes at the age of 13, the art became a major driving force for him.
Opening Reception and meeting with the artist:
Friday, November 15, 7:30 p.m.
All artworks are available for sale.
Admission is FREE!
Musical Evening "The Great Russian Americans"
November 23, 2019 from 6:00pm CST at RCC
Vocal masterpieces of composers – immigrants.
In the program:
Art Songs by Sergey Rachmaninoff, Alexander Gretchaninov, Igor Stravinsky, Arthur Lourié, Lazar Weiner, Irving Berlin and Dmitry Tyomkin on Russian, Yiddish, and English texts.
Performers: Mikhail Smigelski, bass – baritone, Maria Lyapkova, piano
Operatic bass-baritone and conductor Mikhail Smigelski enjoys a career of vast and various genres, including opera, oratorio, early music, musical theatre, and contemporary music. As a soloist, Mr. Smigelski has performed on the world most prestigious stages including Carnegie Hall, Saint Petersburg’s and Moscow’s Philharmonias, Berliner Philharmonie, Kölner Philharmonie, and has collaborated with established European and American opera.
Maria Lyapkova enjoys a diverse career as a soloist and chamber musician, performing on modern piano, harpsichord, and piano. She has appeared at music festivals around the world, including the Aspen Music Festival and School, the National Music Festival, and the Texas String Camp & Festival in the United States, “Spotlight on Young Musicians” in France, the “Music of Norway” Concert Series in Norway/Russia, and “Pentatonic” in Russia.
Georgian Evening Rezo
December 6, 2019 from 7:30pm CST at RCC
Presented by: RCC and Stage Russia.
Sponsored by: TCA, HAA, TMK IPSCO, Russian General Store, Gelovani Family
The rich inner world of the renowned Georgian screenwriter, artist and puppeteer Rezo Gabriadze is as fantastic as the animation into which he has poured this story of his life.
Rezo’s son, director Leo Gabriadze leaves it to his father to talk about a life suffused with magical thinking. The movie is an autobiographical animated documentary questioning ideas of deep humanity, kindness and survival during the uneasy times after the 2nd World War.
Georgian wine and light refreshments will be served!
Film is in Russian with English subtitles!
Duration: 75 minutes.
New Year for kids with Popovich Comedy Pet Theater
January 4, 2020 from 13:00 at MATCH
We invite you to the unique show with cute and smart animals!
The show is a unique blend of physical comedy, world-champion juggling and the extraordinary talents of more than 30 pets.
Coming from the family of Russian circus performers (fourth generation), Gegory Popovich learned early on how to develop strong bonds with animals. His great family show features an amazing cast of house cats, dogs, parrots and even geese and mice!
Gregory Popovich has personally adopted over 150 pets during his career, and has found homes for over 250 pets.
Gregory has performed in over 6,000 live shows in 48 states and 350 cities in the USA, and also in more than 30 countries on five continents. He was also the first Russian circus performer to ever have his own full-sized show in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Argentine Tango in “Milongero” Style
Every Thursday, 7:00 p.m. – 8:15 p.m.
Argentine tango is a partnered social dance, in which the couple embraces to dance. Learn close embrace Argentine tango in “Milongero” style.
Classes for EVERYBODY, for all levels.
Foundations: balance, connection, posture, embrace, rhythmical patterns.
Energy and fluidity versus strength and control.
How to have fun and dance till 100 years old.
No partner required
Private classes available upon request
Every Monday at 7:00p.m.
We are resuming Qi Gong classes at our Cultural Center 2337 Bissonet! Instructor – Larisa Ermishina. Hope to see you on Mondays evening!
Qi Gong is a centuries-old system of coordinated body-posture and movement, breathing, and meditation used for the purposes of health, spirituality, and martial-arts training.